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Jason Brittain is a Senior Principal Software Engineer for Orbital Sciences Corporation, working at NASA's Ames Research Center on theKepler Space Telescope mission (http://kepler.nasa.gov).
Jason is a co-author of Tomcat: The Definitive Guide, now in itssecond edition, and has written some web articles for O'Reilly'sOnJava.com web site.
Before joining the team on the Kepler mission, Jason was a SeniorSoftware Engineer at Symantec Corporation working on the BrightmailAntiSpam appliance product line's control center web application.
Jason's specialties include Java software development, Tomcat webapplication development and deployment, scalability and faulttolerance, and Apache Ant build systems, and Linux systemadministration. He has contributed to many Apache Jakarta projects,and has been an active open source software developer for severalyears.
Ian Darwin has worked in the computer industry for three decades: with Unix since 1980, Java since 1995, and OpenBSD since 1998. He wrote the freeware file(1) command used on Linux and BSD and is the author of "Checking C Programs" with "Lint and Java Cookbook" (both O'Reilly), as well as over 70 articles, in addition to university and commercial course material on C and Unix. Besides programming and consulting, Ian teaches Unix, C, and Java for Learning Tree International, one of the world's largest technical training companies.
while the book may be useful for getting started/familiar with tomcat for system administrator new to JSP/servlet containers, the coverage is very shallow. Read morePublished on March 5 2004
If you are a System Admin, and you want to learn how to effectively run and maintain a Tomcat web server, this is the book for you. Read morePublished on Nov. 18 2003 by Doug M
Tomcat: The Definitive Guide is a great book about the most commonly used open-source servlet/JSP container. Read morePublished on Sept. 6 2003 by Vinny Carpenter
Until I bought this book I had an agreement with Tomcat. Tomcat would serve my servlets like it was supposed to and I wouldn't try to pull any stunts. Read morePublished on Aug. 2 2003 by Timothy E. McGuire
I just got this book saturday (it's now monday) and this book has already helped me solve two problems and clairify my Tomcat thinking. Read morePublished on July 7 2003 by Kip Perkins